Diabetes drugs may promote heart failure, study finds

According to a study reported in The Lancet Diabetes and Endocrinology, patients who manage type 2 diabetes with drugs that lower glucose or blood sugar may be at higher risk for heart failure. Results showed that 95,000 randomly selected patients who took new or more intensive blood sugar-lowering drugs, or strategies to manage diabetes, showed an overall 14% increased risk for heart failure. Via Medical News Today. Posted March 17, 2015.

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